Chinese Lady: A Soviet porcelain figure, Lomonosov Porcelain Factory, Leningrad, 1929
2,500 - 3,500 GBP
bidding is closed
with impressed factory mark dated 1929 and stamped red export mark
Most likely based on the East Asian figure of Guanyin, also known as 'The Goddess of Mercy', this design is mentioned in factory ledgers as 'Chinese figure. White face.', while some variations exist with the face and body of the divinity painted green.
For further information, please see T. Nosovich, I. Popova, Gosudarstvenniy Farforoviy Zavod, St Petersburg, 2005, p. 521.